Dana, 1846



Corallum solitary or colonial, free (polyp not investing entire corallum) or attached, most azooxanthellate, sometimes reproducing by transverse division; septa laminar, composed of one fan system of numerous closely-spaced, simple trabecular resulting in a smooth axial margin; wall septothecate or parathecate, sometimes covered with textura; endotheca and dissepiments sometimes present; synapticulae absent; septa arranged in various symmetries but usually hexameral; pali and columella present or absent;


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